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Social Behaviors of Wild and Domestic Horses

Horses, like most species of ungulates, are social animals with complex social structures and hierarchies. This article will discuss the basics of equine social behaviors within the herd, and how factors such as age, gender, and the environment play a role.


How to Stop a Horse From Bucking

Do you have a horse that is prone to buck? This little setup might just do the trick to make him stop, or at least reduce the buck in him.


How to Approach a Horse: Basic Horsemanship

Learning how to handle horses takes time. They are perceptive animals with a different set of sensibilities than cats or dogs. Here are a few guidelines that will make any interaction more rewarding.


How to Calm a Nervous Horse (With Video)

The article offers horse training tips for calming a nervous horse, along with tips for preventing a hot horse. Discount calming supplements for sale, too. Videos included.


How to Stop a Horse From Biting (Nipping It in the Bud)

Did you know that horses bite? Sadly, they can and do. Learn how to keep from getting bitten and discover ways to handle a horse that is prone to nipping.


How to Train the Hard-to-Bridle Horse

Does your horse throw its head in the air when you try to bridle it or turn its back on you when it sees the bit? What causes this problem, and how can it be fixed?


Dealing With the One-Sided Horse

Why do some horses prefer to turn to one side? If your horse is like this, find out how you can fix this behavior.


Bucking: Why Does a Horse Do It and How to Stop It?

What should you do if your horse bucks? Is he deliberately trying to get you off or not? Learn how to successfully stop this behavior.


Dealing With the Dominant Horse

Do you own an extremely tough-minded or dominant horse? Here are some tips and tricks for dealing with them.


How to Handle an Anxious Horse

A few hints and tips about dealing with anxiety and nervousness in horses.


Would Your Horse Make a Good Therapy Horse?

Does your horse have what it takes to keep special riders safe, happy, and learning? Here are the characteristics that make a good therapy horse.